July 22 Press Conference Summary
Current COVID-19 Case Numbers in North Dakota: 5,367 total positive cases, 864 active confirmed cases, 4,407 recovered, 96 deaths, 52 hospitalized
Speakers: Governor Burgum, Chancellor Hagerott, Dr Wynne, & Chief Health Strategists.
Focus: The North Dakota University System plans to open state universities and college campuses for the start of the Fall Semester on August 24th.
- NDUS Smart Restate Taskforce is working on a plan
- Widespread pre-screening of students, faculty and staff is likely
- $44 million from CARES Act federal funding will be used to make improvements to building ventilation systems and distance learning technologies
No specific updates but encouraged businesses to keep checking Economic Resiliency Grant (ERG) for updates. Application cycle opens July 31, 2020
Next Press Conference on Tuesday at 3:30pm
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